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Old 09-22-2016, 07:36 PM   #1
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My trailer mods

Figured I'd just start a thread to throw this all in one place.

Finished changing out the OE LED awning lighting. The original strip had failed because the wires broke off the end and the plastic channel had warped and twisted which blocked the light. I pulled out the plastic from behind the awning retainer and put up an RGBWW strip. I took the controller apart and hard wired the power feed to avoid the power connector. The case was sealed with RTV and put back together. I mounted it beside the arm so that the IR rcvr was exposed.

I used the base from a 914 LED to make an adapter for the OE step light and used part of the old strip to provide better step lighting.







I relocated the BBQ lo-press line from the rear corner of the trailer so I didn't need to cook way out the back. I mounted the quick-conn the the side of the step supports.

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Old 09-22-2016, 09:05 PM   #2
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Some really good ideas here - Thanks for posting!
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Old 10-10-2016, 07:31 PM   #3
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Completed my solar installation. Went with a basic MPPT controller for now. Wired in series. If I add 2 more I'll add them as a series pair in parallel to this pair.

Working on a cap sensor for tank levels next.

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Old 10-10-2016, 08:24 PM   #4
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Your mods look great! Thanks for sharing with all of us. Using part of the old light strip for the steps is brilliant.
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Hopefully your right front tire wont blow and take out that propane connection.
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I see what I believe to be a problem in your electrical cabinet. It'd never pass a Jayco QC check. Waaay too tidy
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Hopefully your right front tire wont blow and take out that propane connection.
If a tire blows on the trailer it would have taken out the propane lines in the original location too. On the ODS the lines and splitter block are out front of the tires.

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I see what I believe to be a problem in your electrical cabinet. It'd never pass a Jayco QC check. Waaay too tidy
And here I though I hadn't done it neat enough. Not up to the level of some of the other solar installs as far as indoor wiring but it'll likely change next year again anyway.
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Old 10-23-2016, 09:20 AM   #8
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Last winter I traveled with the bikes in various locations. Laying in the bed of the truck didn't work as the breakaway cable got caught in slow tight maneuvers. On the rear bumper they took a beatings with the bouncing. I ended up laying them in the basement but then they rub against everything else in there.

So I built some mounts to bolt the forks into and a top support to hold them in place. Just made it all up out of what I had laying around the garage.





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